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The City Where the Fewest Veterans Live in Every State

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Montana: Missoula
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 8.1% (Montana: 10.3%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 15.1% (Montana: 14.6%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 33.5% (Montana: 35.4%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 3.4% (Montana: 5.8%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 3

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Nebraska: Lincoln
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 6.1% (Nebraska: 7.9%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 14.2% (Nebraska: 13.1%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 35.0% (Nebraska: 32.4%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 6.8% (Nebraska: 7.9%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 3

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Nevada: Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 8.2% (Nevada: 8.8%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 14.6% (Nevada: 13.5%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 30.4% (Nevada: 32.6%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 5.0% (Nevada: 5.3%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 3

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New Hampshire: Manchester-Nashua
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 7.9% (New Hampshire: 8.5%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 10.6% (New Hampshire: 9.9%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 32.9% (New Hampshire: 34.4%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 7.0% (New Hampshire: 7.0%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 1

*Because Manchester-Nashua is the only eligible metro in New Hampshire, it is the metro with the fewest veterans by default.

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New Jersey: Trenton-Princeton
> Civilian adults who have served in the military: 4.2% (New Jersey: 4.5%)
> Veterans who first enlisted after 9/11: 11.3% (New Jersey: 10.8%)
> Veterans who served in the Vietnam Era only: 33.3% (New Jersey: 35.3%)
> Veterans who served during the Korean War only: 9.6% (New Jersey: 10.5%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 4

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